New Catholic Dictionary – Pope Sergius II

Born in Rome, Italy; died there on 27 January 847 of natural causes. Reigned from 844 to 27 January 847. Cardinal-priest. His election was disputed by the antipope John. As pope he crowned Louis the Pious as king of the Lombards in 844. During his pontificate Rome was threatened by an attack from the Saracen pirates in 846.

MLA Citation

  • “Pope Sergius II”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 November 2019. Web. 14 May 2021. <>